Prominent Islamic Sheikh Nazim KIbrIsi hospitalized

LEFKOIA (CIHAN)- Ninety-one year-old well-known Islamic Scholar Sheikh Nazim KIbrIsi was hospitalized due to respiratory and cardiac insufficiency at the Near East University (YDU) Hospital in Northern Cyprus.

According to the YDU, Nazim KIbrIsi who lives in Lefke city of Turkish Cyprus and has a number of disciples all around the world, is being kept under observation at the intensive care unit of the hospital.

Speaking to the press members, Chief Physician of YDU Hospital Dr. Sevim Erkmen said that Sheikh KIbrIsi’s condition is still in critical but doctors are doing their best to stabilize his situation.

Nazim KIbrIsi is the sheikh of the Naqshibandi cult of Islam and one of important followers of Sufism. He was born in April 21,1922 in Larnaka province of Cyprus.

SHOTLIST
NORTHERN CYPRUS, NICOSIA, 17 APR 2014

VAR of the Sheikh on the stretcher
Ambulance
Doctors take the Sheikh into the hospital

NORTHERN CYPRUS, NICOSIA, FILE IMAGES

VAR images from praying ritual
People kiss the hand of the sheikh
KIbrIsi meet with deceased N.Cyprus President DenktaI
VAR file images of KIbrIsi

DURATION: 02:30

SOURCE: CIHAN